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New mama from Eastern PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickachickayea, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. chickachickayea

    chickachickayea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been interested in backyard chickens for some time now, I've even spent time on here fawning over chickens! Well my dreams came true yesterday - all 9 of them!
    They're about a week old, I'm sure they are Silkies (white and possibly buff) and might have 2 boys in the mix (judging by size comparison).

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    Earlier this morning.
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    Coming home yesterday.

    I'm so excited for this new adventure! :)
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    Newspaper is slippery and can sometimes cause problems with splayed feet. Towel paper has a little grip to it. [​IMG]
     
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  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi, welcome and congrats on your new chicks! I'm sure you are very excited.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    This link may also be interesting

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens

    Joining your state thread will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area, which can be helpful (just type the name of your state in the search box).

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Thanks for joining us, glad you are enjoying your little ones!
     

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